Roger Rebelein, 1936-2020

Published 4:12 pm Friday, May 15, 2020

Roger G. Rebelein, 83, of Alden passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020.

Roger Rebelein

Roger George Rebelein was born Dec. 14, 1936, in Albert Lea to George and Clara (Richter) Rebelein. He graduated from Alden High School.

On Sept. 29, 1962, he married Bonita “Bonnie” Benson and together they had four children. In 1970, Roger and Bonnie moved to the Rebelein family farm in Alden and that is where he farmed and they raised their family. He was involved with Gideons, jail ministry, Ruby’s Pantry and the local truck stop ministry. Roger also loved to go fishing, do woodwork and have coffee with his group of friends. Most of all, he loved to spend time with his family and friends.

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Roger is survived by his children Cindy (Matt) Norland, Mark Rebelein, Daniel (Paula) Rebelein and Christine Rebelein; grandchildren Joshua and Angela Norland and Benjamin and Luke Rebelein; sisters Arlis Smith and Audrey Christensen; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Roger is preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Bonnie; parents George and Clara; and brother-in-law, Donald Smith.

A memorial service for Roger will be at a later date once the gathering restrictions are lifted. Online condolences are welcome at